Some things are just unavoidable. The San Francisco Giants came within a few hours of making it through a Spring Training without a trade. But you knew they couldn’t do it. You knew there’d be a move, likely for an unheralded former member of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
And there is! On Thursday morning, a few hours before Opening Day, the Giants sent cash to the Kansas City Royals for outfielder and first baseman Matt Beaty, who gets added straight to the active roster.